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Fairhaven Firefighters Conduct Rescue Training Inside Wind Turbine

Fairhaven Firefighters conducted a training session on Friday inside one of the town's two wind turbines. 

Public Information Officer Wayne Oliveira says firefighters climbed the 280 foot ladder inside the turbine to the generator room at the tip of the tower, learning how to evacuate workers should one become injured on the job

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Falmouth, Mass. Votes To Keep Wind Turbines

Voters in Falmouth have rejected a plan to take down wind turbines because of complaints about noise and health impacts.

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Fairhaven Turbines a Noise Violation

According to preliminary results of a sound study conducted by the State Department of Environmental Protection, Fairhaven's two industrial-sized wind turbines are in violation of Massachusetts noise regulations.

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Economic Development Director Matt Morrissey speaks with residents at a South Central Neighborhood meeting.
Economic Development Director Matt Morrissey speaks with residents at a South Central Neighborhood meeting.

Trade Mission Promotes City’s Marine Commerce Terminal

A recent trade mission to Europe for the South End Marine Commerce Terminal was the subject of a South Central neighborhood meeting Tuesday.

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Fairhaven, Once Again, Wants To Shut Down Their Wind Turbines [UPDATE]

One member of the Fairhaven Selectboard brought up the issue of the wind turbines at their meeting Tuesday night.

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Falmouth Will Not Tear Down Turbines, For Now

Falmouth residents who want to tear down two wind turbines will have to try again after failing to get enough votes at a town meeting last night. 

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Fairhaven Debates Wind Turbine By-Law Changes

Fairhaven residents testified for nearly two hours Tuesday at a Planning Board hearing on amending the town's wind turbine by-law.

The amendments would put greater limits on power output and height of new turbines, and increase the minimum distance between turbines and homes

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Wind Turbine Suit In Scituate

A wind turbine in Scituate will keep spinning while a family that lives nearby sues to shut it down. 

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Fairhaven Board of Health Fields More Wind Turbine Complaints

Fed-up residents in Fairhaven took their case to the Board of Health Monday, trying again to get the town's wind turbines shut down. The Board heard comment on a proposed wind turbine by-law, before being shut down by Fire Chief Tim Francis, for exceeding the meeting room's approved capacity

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Judge Rules Against Windwise Fairhaven Turbine Protesters

A Bristol County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of the Town of Fairhaven in a lawsuit concerning the town's wind turbines. 

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